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Grace Hotels to Join Auberge Resorts Collection

Grace Hotels, a luxury hotel collection owned by the Libra Group, will be joining the Auberge Resorts Collection, an international luxury resort brand.

British Airways Adds Kos to 2019 Summer Schedule

British Airways has announced the launch of a new route from London Gatwick to the Greek island of Kos for summer 2019, with flights set to begin in May.

Romania’s ‘Cocktail Holidays’ Joins Entrada Network

Online travel reservations platform Entrada has welcomed Cocktail Holidays to its network, a Romanian tour operator and member of IATA.

Traditional Destinations Win Over Greek Easter Crowds

Destinations such as Kalamata, Nafplio, Monemvasia and Nafpaktos won over the crowds during the recent Orthodox Easter holiday.

Kourneta Covers Public Tourism Education Progress in Greece

The Tourism Ministry’s priorities for the strengthening of tourism education in Greece, were presented by the Secretary General of Tourism, Evridiki Kourneta.

Russian Athletics Federation Eyes Greece as Sports Tourism Destination

Aiming to promote Greece as a sports and training destination, Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura met with representatives of the Russian Athletics Federation.

Costa Navarino Announces Greek Easter Celebrations

Visitors of The Westin Resort Costa Navarino and The Romanos Resort, a Luxury Collection, from April 10-17 will have the chance to experience first-hand Messinia's Easter customs and taste traditional delicacies.

Shop ’til You Drop at Kalamata ‘White Night’ Event

It’s all about shopping therapy during the fourth White Night (Lefki Nychta) event to take place in the Peloponnesian city of Kalamata on the last Saturday of the month, August 27.

Pioneering Greeks: Christos Papadimitriou, CEO of Family Business ‘Papadimitriou S.A.’

This week the "Pioneering Greeks" column introduces Christos Papadimitriou, the managing director and CEO of Papadimitriou S.A., a family business established back in 1939 by his grandfather and which today is one of the biggest food companies in Greece.

Kalamata Welcomes Cirrus Aircraft for ‘1st Aviation & Tourism Event’ in Greece

Dozens of spectators had the chance to see 40 Cirrus aircraft take to the skies during the 1st Aviation and Tourism Event which took place in Kalamata in late May.

Danish Journalists Explore the Peloponnese Prior to Launch of Direct Flights from Copenhagen and Billund to the Region

A group of journalists from Denmark recently toured the Peloponnese during a fam trip held two weeks before the launch of direct flights from Copenhagen and Billund to Kalamata.

Kalamata Ready to Launch Hot Air Balloon Flights 4 All

Much like Baron Munchausen’s fairytale air balloon flights, the seaside town of Kalamata in the Peloponnese, is ready to launch air balloon travel on May 15 from the country’s first such base.

British Airways to Begin Flights to Kalamata and Chania

British Airways, the UK’s flagship carrier airline, has announced the start of its flights for summer 2016 in Greece launching routes to Kalamata and Chania.

Skopelos, Kalamata Waterways Brewing, but Gov’t Foot-dragging

Plans for waterways on Skopelos and in Kalamata are moving forward but the pace is so slow that insiders say the alternative form of transportation will not be up and running this coming tourist season.

Thomas Cook Group Airlines: Direct Flights to 16 Greek Destinations in Summer 2016

Thomas Cook Group Airlines will operate direct flights to 16 Greek and two Cypriot destinations from cities in Germany, Belgium and the UK, from April to the end of October, according to its flightplan for summer 2016.

European Capital of Culture 2021: 14 Cities in Greece Running for the Title

Corfu, Delphi, Eleusina, Ioannina, Kalamata, Larissa, Lesvos, Messolonghi, Piraeus, Rhodes, Salamina, Samos, Tripoli and Volos are candidate cities for the title of European Capital of Culture in 2021.

Chinese Investors Set Sights on Corfu Waterway

Chinese investors will be visiting the Ionian island of Corfu, on Sunday, to discuss collaborating with the operators of the Corfu waterway, which is the first and thus far only enterprise granted official licensing.

Greece May See Seaplane Flights as of Summer 2016

Hellenic Seaplanes expects to operate its first hydroplane waterways in Greece as of this summer.

Weekly Update: GTP’s New Partners

The Greek Travel Pages (GTP) is happy to announce the start of cooperation with new clients Bacchus Pension, Bacchus Tavern, En Tino Studios and Mundo Travel that have tapped into its Travel Business Network to receive effective and efficient promotion.

British Airways Adds New Greek Destinations to 2016 Summer Schedule

British Airways this week announced the addition of two new Greek destinations to its 2016 summer schedule: Chania and Kalamata.
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